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Corcovado Trail is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 4.9 miles Elevation Gain: 2,001 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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The trail that leads to the top of Corcovado begins at Parque Lage, which is already an attraction of its own. Along the trail you will see waterfalls, and if you are lucky, a rich wildlife like toucans, monkeys, butterflies and various birds. The trail is full of curves and a few climbs in an area of ​​dense forest. At the end of the Morro do Corcovado Trail, the walk is smoother and you will reach the road from the Corcovado railroad towards Cristo Redentor.

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3 months ago

Not truly 5 miles, perhaps so on a round trip. Felt completely safe. Guards were present at a couple key points.

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3 months ago

Wonderful hike, very few folks on the trail. at trail head authorities took personal info for safety precautions. We felt safe for the entire hike and I am very glad we hoofed it vs taking the tram. We are in fairly good shape but still my legs feel like lead tonight. enjoy!

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5 months ago

Excellent hike and extremely safe. There was officers the whole way up. Which was nice to see Brazil making an effort for safety. Trail took us just over an hour and we have good footwear and do a lot of hiking. There was a couple places that had a good incline, nothing dangerous though. Was a good hike and I would do it again, bring water.

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5 months ago

Great way to get the Redeemer, I recommend to wear comfortable clothes and bring water or fruits.

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6 months ago

A great trail! Do not be afraid of the safety it was fine. The best way to get to Christ the Redeemer, the busses and shuttles looked terrible and crowded. I counted 7.5 miles there and back. It is very hot and humid so bring a lot of water. Saw multiple families of monkeys!!!! :)

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bugs
9 months ago

Dense tropical forest most of the way . There are signs to avoid getting lost , but other than that it feels you’re in wild and uncharted territory - very exciting . This is definitely a hard trail because there is constant climbing - it will take average hikers at least 2 hours to get to the top .

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10 months ago

Super randonnée ! Nous sommes montés depuis le point magasin du Corcovado sans aucun problème pour aller jusqu’au christ rédempteur puis nous sommes redescendus jusqu’au parque lage , attention les pentes sont raides et glissantes . Belles cascades sur les chemins mais pas d’animaux ce jour la.

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Mon Jul 01 2019

Great hike. Very clean and no problems. I went from the top down and enjoyed it very much. Even ran into a family of monkeys.

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